Select An M12 Lens (S-Mount Lens) For Your Camera

M12 Lenses / S-Mount Lenses

An M12 lens is a miniature lens with 12mm diameter threads. These lenses are also known as S-Mount Lenses or Board Mount Lenses.
M12 lenses are used in robotics,  surveillance cameras, video conferencing, and internet of things cameras.

 

Types of M12 lenses include fisheye, wide-angle, no-distortion, and telephoto. Our lenses are available with, or without, an IR cut off filter.

Our S-Mount lenses range from 1mm to 50mm focal length and 10° to 230° field of view.

Board mount lenses can be focused following our instructional guide on how to focus a camera.

These miniature lenses can be used with embedded vision systems from Allied VisionBasler, FLIR, iDSThe Imaging Source, Lucid Vision, Vision Components, Ximea, and more.

M12 lenses can also be used with many CS and C Mount cameras.

Our lenses range from 1mm to 30mm EFL and 10° to 230°. The types of M12 lenses include fisheye, wide-angle, no-distortion, and telephoto. Each of our lenses is available with, or without, an IR cut off filter.

These can be used with embedded vision systems and imaging devices from Allied VisionFLIR, iDS, Basler, The Imaging Source, Lucid Vision, and more.

Contact Us With Your Requirements 

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Field of View and F# Options

Find a miniature lens for your project requirements.  Only 50 are listed online. 

8MP+

Fisheye, Low-Distortion, and Telephoto

Each lens uses high quality optical components and is optimized for cost-performance.

M12 Lenses

Options for Every Format Type

These lenses are compatible with 1/4" to 1/1.7"+ format type image sensors and cameras.

M12 Lens Field of view Calculator and Product Finder

How to Use
Start: Select your sensor, sensor format type, or enter your sensor's output pixel information.
Update: The field of view of each lens is calculated. Image circle coverage (%) is calculated for fisheyes.
Refine: Filter, sort, then open individual product pages for detailed specs and samples.

Our calculator includes advanced distortion models: the web's most accurate wide-angle and fisheye FoV values.

Looking for a more Traditional Way to Find a lens?

Browse through our 20 page catalog or sort using our excel lens list.

M12 Lens Selection Chart

M12 Lens Selection Chart

What's Your Application? Our Optics Cover the Spectrum.

Large Format 3.5mm M12 Lens

CIL334-F2.2-M12A660

3.5mm M12 Lens for IMX226 AR0821 IMX537
3.5mm M12 Lens for IMX226 AR0821 IMX537
S-Mount Drone Lens for Wide Angle IMX226
Wide Angle Drone Lens for IMX226
$39.00

No Distortion 4.3mm M12 Lens

CIL043-F3.2-M12IR

A 12MP+ 4mm S-Mount Lens
A 12MP+ 4mm S-Mount Lens
A No Distortion 4.3mm S Mount Lens
A 14MP 4.3mm M12 Lens CIL043
$39.00

200°@5.7mm IP67 Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL217-F2.7-M12A650

Mini Fisheye S Mount Lens
Mini Fisheye S Mount Lens
Tiny Fisheye Lens
Miniature Fisheye
$39.00

Does it Require an IP65+ Lens?

We offer IP65+ variants of many lenses. These are suitable for applications  exposed to the environment, without a window.

Mobile Robotics?

Find a low F# or low distortion lens to optimize your computer vision framerate.

Low Distortion 6.8mm M12 Lens

CIL068-F2.5-M12A650

7mm M12 Lens
7mm M12 Lens
7mm M12 Lenses
7mm SMount Lens
$59.00

200°@5.7mm IP67 Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL217-F2.7-M12A650

Mini Fisheye S Mount Lens
Mini Fisheye S Mount Lens
Tiny Fisheye Lens
Miniature Fisheye
$39.00

Mid-Range 7.6mm M12 Lens

CIL080-F1.8-M12IR

8mm 1/1.7
8mm 1/1.7
8mm S-Mount Lens for 4K+ sensors
8mm M12 Lens for 12MP+ 1/1.7
$59.00

200°@6.3mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL219-F2.5-M12IR

200° M12 Fisheye Lens
200° M12 Fisheye Lens
200° Mini Fisheye Lens
Mini M12 Fisheye Lens
$99.00

190°@4.2mm All-Sky M12 Lens

CIL015-F1.9-M12NIR

A miniature fisheye 1.5mm M12 lens for All-Sky cameras.
A miniature fisheye 1.5mm M12 lens for All-Sky cameras.
A 1.5mm S Mount RPi mini fisheye lens. The lens has an EFL of 1.5mm, F/# of 1.8, and a M12 Interface.
A fisheye 1.5mm M12 lens. The lens has an EFL of 1.5mm, F/# of 1.8, and a M12 S Mount Interface
$49.00

Wide-Angle 3.2mm CS Mount Lens

CIL032-F2.0-CSIR

A 3.2mm CS Mount Lens for a Wide Lens Security Camera
A 3.2mm CS Mount Lens for a Wide Lens Security Camera
The CommonLands CIL03.2-F1.8-CSNOIR 3.2mm EFL lens is pictured with the Raspberry Pi HQ Camera.
The CommonLands CIL03.2-F1.8-CSNOIR 3.2mm EFL lens is pictured next to the Raspberry Pi HQ Camera.
$59.00

Surveillance?

Our low F#, high resolution lenses are suitable for 180° dome cameras, low light, and active IR illuminated scenes.

Consumer / AR+VR?

Our high resolution fisheye lenses will let you design 360° cameras and and stereographic lenses are equivalent to "GoPro" lenses.

No Distortion 3.9mm M12 Lens

CIL039-F2.8-M12IR

A 14MP 4mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 14MP 4mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 3.9mm M12 Lens pictured with the Raspberry Pi High Quality
A 4K M12 Lens for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera. CIL039.
14MP 4mm M12 lens on IMX178
$39.00

210°@3.3mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL211-F2.2-M12IR

210deg M12 Mini Fisheye Lens
210deg M12 Mini Fisheye Lens
210deg M12 Fisheye Lens
S mount Fisheye Lens 1mm
$59.00

230°@4.5mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL213-F2.3-M12A660

230 degree M12 Fisheye lens
230 degree M12 Fisheye lens
Ultra-wide fisheye lens with 230 degree field of view
230degree mini fisheye lens
$119.00

No Distortion 3.9mm M12 Lens

CIL039-F2.8-M12IR

A 14MP 4mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 14MP 4mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 3.9mm M12 Lens pictured with the Raspberry Pi High Quality
A 4K M12 Lens for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera. CIL039.
14MP 4mm M12 lens on IMX178
$39.00

No Distortion 4.3mm M12 Lens

CIL043-F3.2-M12IR

A 12MP+ 4mm S-Mount Lens
A 12MP+ 4mm S-Mount Lens
A No Distortion 4.3mm S Mount Lens
A 14MP 4.3mm M12 Lens CIL043
$39.00

IP67+ No Distortion 3.2mm Lens

CIL034-F2.7-M12IP660

IP65 M12 Lens
IP65 M12 Lens
IP67 M12 Lens
IP67 FLIR S-Mount Lens M12 Lens
$49.00

Video Conferencing?

Our wide-angle, low distortion, high resolution M12 lenses result in optimal object deformation without post-processing.

Aerial Robotics?

Our light-weight, miniature lenses are ideal for collision avoidance, long-distance viewing, and end-customer viewing.

Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens

CIL125-F2.4-M12IR

Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
Telephoto M12 Lens 12mm
Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
Telephoto 12mm S-Mount Lens
$39.00

Telephoto 35mm M12 Lens

CIL350-F2.4-M12A650

35mm M12 Lens
35mm M12 Lens
35mm Board Mount Lens
35mm S Mount Lens
$59.00

Telephoto 26mm M12 Lens

CIL260-F2.0-M12IR

25mm M12 Lens
25mm M12 Lens
25mm S Mount Lens
25mm lens for FLIR Cameras
$79.00

Surveillance?

Our low F#, high resolution lenses are suitable for 180° dome cameras, low light, and active IR illuminated scenes.

Video Conferencing?

Our wide-angle, low distortion, high resolution M12 lenses result in optimal object deformation without post-processing.

Know that you Need a Lens, but Still Trying to Determine Your Camera Requirements? 

Use our free web-based AoV Calculator to determine your system's Field of View Requirements. Then, use the M12 Lens calculator to match your requirements with the available lenses. Our Depth of Field Calculator also provides the hyperfocal distance and depth of field for every sensor and lens combination.

Camera Angle of View Calculator. Camera AoV Calculator.
Camera Depth of Field Calculator. DoF Calculator.

We also have a couple of other calculators that many engineers find interesting.

Lens Focal Length Calculator. EFL Calculator.
An FoV Calculator for Vision System Cameras
Lens Focal Length Calculator. EFL Calculator.
Camera Angle of View Calculator. Camera AoV Calculator.
Camera Depth of Field Calculator. DoF Calculator.
An FoV Calculator for Vision System Cameras
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